Sophie Morse is a second year doctoral student at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and a Population Research Center Trainee. Her research interests include health systems, health policy, policy implementation, women, health, and violence against women. Her current research focuses on the implementation of health policies that violence against women in Latin American contexts. Prior to coming to the LBJ School, Sophie served as a health volunteer in the Peace Corps in Uganda, conducted research on the implementation of policies addressing sexual violence in Colombia under the auspice of a Fulbright Scholarship, and conducted research in the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). Sophie holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Department of Health Policy and Management at JHSPH and a B.A. in International Studies from Middlebury College.